Bang Printing Acquires Victor Graphics Assets
BRAINERD, MN—December 18, 2013—Bang Printing and its subsidiaries, a provider of accountable print performance solutions and other value-added services for catalogs, books, publications and educational printed products, announced it has entered into an agreement to buy substantially all of the assets associated with Victor Graphics of Baltimore.
This sale will allow Bang Printing and Victor Graphics to combine their existing capabilities and provide customers with a more diversified suite of products and services. All manufacturing will be done out of Bang Printing’s current facilities in Minnesota, California and Ohio (Hess Print Solutions). Victor Graphics will retain a sales office in Baltimore, headed by founder and owner, Tom Hicks. Victor Graphics is a family-owned, 30-year-old, Baltimore-based book manufacturer which serves a diverse, nationally based group of publishers.
"Bang Printing is excited to announce this opportunity to acquire Victor Graphics," relayed Chris Kurtzman, president and CEO of Bang Printing. "The combination of Bang Printing’s extensive product line and the strong reputation of Victor Graphics will allow us to offer our customers one-stop solutions to their print and marketing needs."
About Bang Printing
Bang Printing specializes in one- to four-color printing including digital, traditional web and sheetfed for both the commercial and book manufacturing markets. Established in 1899 in Brainerd, MN, Bang Printing has over 100 years of experience in the printing market. In addition to press capabilities, Bang Printing has an extensive in-house bindery including case (smythe, adhesive, and library), perfect, saddle stitch and mechanical bindings. Currently, Bang Printing has sales, manufacturing and fulfillment facilities in Minnesota, California and Ohio (Hess Print Solutions), offering an extensive product line to customers nationwide.
Source: Bang Printing.